27th Field Artillery Regiment

This U.S. Army artillery unit savaged 41 Iraqi battalions in 72 hours During Desert Storm The 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment provided artillery support to the 24th Infantry Division throughout the invasion of Iraq. They took out 41...

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Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics

Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics: the History of Naples Municipal Airport Nancy McEntee, PhD. Today Today, the Naples Municipal Airport is a fine-tuned machine.  The parts of General and Corporate Aviation, Air Traffic Control, Fire and Rescue...

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Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II.  Rosie representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II. Many of whom produced munitions and war supplies.    These women sometimes took...

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Captain Jerry Yellin

Captain Jerry Yellin Captain Jerry Yellin has the unique distinction of flying the first and last combat missions over Japan during the Second World War. He spent the majority of the war with the 78th Fighter Squadron, flying the P-40, P-47, and...

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U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine (ACR-1) U.S.S. Maine ( *ACR-1) was an American naval ship that sank in Havana Harbor during the Cuban revolt against Spain, an event that became a major political issue in the United States. Commissioned in 1895  Originally...

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